Does palliative care research treat everybody the same? New podcast

Professor Merryn Gott, director of the Te Ārai Research Group, calls into question the privilege that underpins palliative care research. Researchers’ blind spots hide a host of inequities due to such societal factors as poverty, racism and gender. Addressing them in research is a crucial component of equitable palliative care. She champions the pockets of research being undertaken in palliative care that foreground equity but asserts more needs to be done. 

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